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Figure 1: Distinguished guests in the launching of World Investment Report 2017.

BIDA expects 5 Billion USD as FDI in 2017

The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) has organized the launching ceremony of World Investment Report 2017 on 8th June at Sonargaon Hotel in the... Read More
Figure 2: Different sources of revenue in the budget 2017-18

5 reasons why Bangladesh budget 2017-18 is not industry friendly

1. Increase in taxes: The Bangladesh government plans to increase National Board of Revenue (NBR) collected taxes by 34.16% as per the currently put budget... Read More
Figure 1: Export trend of major apparel exporters in the world. Export in USD thousands in the year 2102, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Source ITC-WTO).

Bangladesh RMG competencies in global market is diminishing

The global export of garments decreased by 6.8 percent in the year 2015 and reached to 442.35 billion USD after a great year 2014.... Read More

The proposed budget disheartens BGMEA- restates withdrawal of source tax against RMG export

While most business groups are anxious to learn how much the government will ask for them on their cause, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters... Read More
Figure 1: BGMEA President Md. Siddiqur Rahman speaking in the press conference

BGMEA wants withdrawal of source tax against RMG export for two years

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) wants 0.0% source tax and additional five percent cash incentive on apparel export for the next two... Read More

EU GSP+ for Sri Lanka to boost its export, would put pressure on Bangladesh...

The European Union re-granted Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) for Sri Lanka on 19 May 2017. The news was well expected based on the... Read More
Bangladesh RMG export missing target once again

Bangladesh RMG export missing target once again

Economy is approaching the end of another financial year. Many industry insiders fear that the financial year’s export earnings may fall well short of... Read More

The history of the general buttons is the golden button

Among the reasons why the name of Bangladesh is known all over the world, the garment industry is most important. Through the export of... Read More
Figure 1: Estimated number of Liaison Offices & Buying Houses in Bangladesh.

Role of ‘Buying House’ in Bangladesh RMG industry

Introduction: Buying House (BH) is one of the most distinguished business fields in Bangladesh RMG sector. It is well understood that Bangladesh achieved second highest... Read More

RMG leader Shafiul Islam’s panel wins majority of the seats in FBCCI election

The First Vice-President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and Former BGMEA President Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin is going... Read More

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